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File #: LB 15-038   
Section: Legislative Business Status: Agenda Ready
Meeting Body: City Council
Agenda Date: 10/27/2015 Final action:
Subject: Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with the County of Alameda and Hayward Area Recreation and Park District for the Purposes of Collaborating on the South Hayward Youth and Family Center Project (Report from Library and Community Services Director Reinhart)
Attachments: 1. Attachment I Public Statement of Purpose, 2. Attachment II Final Draft MOU
Related files: CONS 16-046

DATE: October 27, 2015

TO: Mayor and City Council

FROM: Director of Library and Community Services

SUBJECT: Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with the County of Alameda and Hayward Area Recreation and Park District for the Purposes of Collaborating on the South Hayward Youth and Family Center Project


RECOMMENDATION

That Council approves the attached Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and authorizes the City Manager to execute the MOU and implement the plans and partnerships described therein.

SUMMARY

Council met in work session on July 7, 2015 to discuss recent developments and provide direction to staff regarding the City-owned property at 680 West Tennyson Road, including the extraordinary efforts led by Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle to replace the deteriorating Eden Youth and Family Center facility with a newly constructed South Hayward Youth and Family Center facility. At Council's direction and under the leadership of Mayor Halliday, staff has worked with the three primary stakeholder agencies - the City of Hayward, the County of Alameda (County), and the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD) - to draft a formal agreement (MOU) for the purposes of collaborating on the project's development.

BACKGROUND

On July 7, 2015, Council engaged in a detailed discussion of the South Hayward Youth and Family center project in a public work session. Links to the staff report, supporting documents and video of the proceedings are provided here:

* Staff report: https://www.hayward-ca.gov/CITY-GOVERNMENT/CITY-COUNCIL-MEETINGS/2015/CCA15PDF/cca070715full.pdf#page=327

* Presentation: https://www.hayward-ca.gov/CITY-GOVERNMENT/CITY-COUNCIL-MEETINGS/rp/2015/cca070715-P08.pdf

* Video: https://www.hayward-ca.gov/CITY-GOVERNMENT/CITY-COUNCIL-MEETINGS/2015/PC/HCCM07-07-15/06_WorkSession_Item8_HCCM07-07-15.wmv


DISCUSSION

Memorandum of Understanding

As reported at the Council work session on July 7, 2015, ...

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